Staff
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Museum Team
Dr. Hanno Loewy, director
Scholar of literature and film, curator and writer, 1995-2000 founding director of the Fritz Bauer Institute in Frankfurt am Main, since January 2004 director of JMH.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-12, loewy@jm-hohenems.at

Martina Steiner BA, administration
Has been working at the museum since 2023. Area of tasks in the museum: administration, reception, telephone exchange, bookkeeping, coordination of the supervisors and guided tours. Contact partner for: all administrative affairs, despatch of books, museum shop, appointments.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-0, office@jm-hohenems.at

Birgit Sohler, company management
Has been working at the museum since 2005. Area of tasks in the museum: company management, event-organisation, public relations, marketing, graphic, website support.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-13,
sohler@jm-hohenems.at

Judith Niederklopfer-Würtinger, education
Working part time in education since 2012. Area of tasks in the museum: education management, children’s programs, school and visitor support, cooperation on educational projects. Contact partner for: guided tours, workshops and didactic material.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-14,
niederklopfer@jm-hohenems.at

Claudia Klammer BA, education
Working part time in education since 2020. Area of tasks in the museum: education management, children’s programs, school and visitor support, cooperation on educational projects. Contact partner for: guided tours, workshops and didactic material.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-22,
klammer@jm-hohenems.at

Dr. Anika Reichwald, curator
joined the museum in 2015 and has been curator since 2021, responsible for exhibition projects and publications as well as for academic projects in the museum’s subject area. Previously, she was head of the Archive and Collections department.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-15, reichwald@jm-hohenems.at

Raphael Einetter, MA, Head of Archive and Collections
Working at the museum since 2014 and head of the archive and collections since 2021. Area of tasks: databases and decendants of Jews from Hohenems as well as the Hohenems Genealogy database. Contact for archival and historical inquiries. Actuary of the Association for the maintenance of the Jewish cemetery in Hohenems since 2018.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-16, einetter@jm-hohenems.at

Christian Chizzola, Assistance Archive / Social Media
has been working at the museum since October 2021. Areas of responsibility: Genealogy and research, social media.
Phone +43 (0)677 61440794, chizzola@jm-hohenems.at

Ayat Solsaeva, Assistance Archive and Project Swiss Memorial
Working part time at the museum since 2023. Assists in the genealogical research of the archive and the organizational tasks within the Project Swiss Memorial of the Canton of St.Gallen.
Phone +43-(0)5576-73989-17, solsaeva@jm-hohenems.at

Dipl.-Pol. Arnon Hampe, Project Management
has been working at the museum since 2021. Coordinator of the project “Democracy Culture: Political Education on Judaism, Anti-Semitism, Commemoration Culture and the Middle Eastern Conflict in the Context of Migration”.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-19, hampe@jm-hohenems.at

Barbara Thimm, Project Swiss Memorial/ Canton St.Gallen
accompanies the development of an educational center on the topic of escapes into Switzerland as one of the two planned sites of remembrance of the “Swiss Memorial to the Victims of National Socialism”.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-23, thimm@jm-hohenems.at

Dietmar Pöschko, technician
since September 2018 at the museum. Responsibilities: exhibition technology, multimedia & light, security and in-house technology, EDV
Phone +43 (0)650 4341660, poeschko@jm-hohenems.at

Education Team
Tours through the permanent exhibition and the respective special exhibitions are conducted by specially trained tour guides along with the museum staff. At present, these guides are:
Doris Banzer, Dipl.Päd.
Elisabeth Bitschnau, Dipl.Päd.
Stefanie van Felten, MA
Mag.a Fabienne Flatz
Stefanie Haid, BEd
Mag.a Angelika Hausegger BA
Claudia Klammer, BA
Mag.a OStR. Gertrud Leimser
Samantha Losert, BA
Mag.a OStR. Gabriele Morscher
Mag.a Judith Niederklopfer-Würtinger
Mag.a Eva Obwegeser
MMag.a Angelika Purin
Mag. Philipp Rusch
Johannes Spies, M.Sc./BEd./Dipl.Päd.

Reception and Café Team
Gabriele Wessin and Theresia Hämmerle
Phone: +43 (0) 5576 73989-20, cafe@jm-hohenems.at
Further staff members (mostly students) contribute to the smooth operation of the museum on weekends.

Cleaning
Amalia Bartok

Bakery
Silvia Gmeiner